Brett W. Myers, Ph.D.
Associate Professor - Finance
Education: Ph.D., UCLA; MBA, Brigham Young University; B.S., University of Utah
Area of Expertise: Effect of Non-Financial Stakeholders on Capital Structure, The Intersection of Politics and Finance, Mutual Fund Performance, Fixed Income
Office Hours: By Appointment
Room Number: W308
About Professor Myers
Brett Myers is an Associate Professor of Finance at Texas Tech University, and joined the finance faculty in 2010. Dr. Myers’ research focuses on the ways in which non-financial stakeholders affect a firm’s capital structure, the intersection of politics and finance, mutual fund performance, and fixed income. Dr. Myers received his Ph.D. in Finance from UCLA in 2007, after which he worked as a senior researcher and analytics manager for Research Affiliates, LLC, and was a visiting professor at Purdue University for two years. Prior to pursuing his doctorate he worked at Baker Process, Cimetrix, DaimlerChrysler, Intel, Corp., and the United States Army Reserve. He earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah and an M.B.A. from Brigham Young University.
- Hsu, Jason C., Vitali Kalesnik, Brett W. Myers, 2010, Performance Attribution: Measuring Dynamic Allocation Skill, Financial Analysts Journal, Vol 66, No 6, 17-26.
- Measuring Political Risk and its Effects on Stock Returns with Michael J. Cooper, Huseyin Gulen
- Political Networks with Michael J. Cooper, Huseyin Gulen
- Dynamic Asset Allocation and Persistence in Mutual Fund Performance with Jason C. Hsu, Vitali Kalesnik, & Ryan Whitby
- Active Manager Selection & Pension Fund Performance with Jason C. Hsu, & Ryan Whitby
Awards and Honors
- 2006-2007 Allstate Dissertation Fellowship